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Pre-agricultural plant management in the uplands of the central Zagros: the archaeobotanical evidence from Sheikh-e Abad

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Prior to the emergence of agriculture in southwest Asia, sedentarising human communities were experimenting with a diverse range of wild plant species over a prolonged period. In some cases, this involved the cultivation of species that would go on to be domesticated and form the foundation of future agricultural economies. However, many forms of plant use did not follow this trajectory, and in multiple places farming was only taken up later as an established ‘package’. In this paper, we pres...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s00334-018-0675-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
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University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Archaeology
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Springer Publisher's website
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Vegetation History and Archaeobotany Journal website
Volume:
27
Issue:
6
Pages:
817–831
Publication date:
2018-03-15
Acceptance date:
2017-12-19
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EISSN:
1617-6278
ISSN:
0939-6314
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828188
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2018-03-07

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